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Step by Step Guide to the Perfect Choppy Purple Bob

by laurahusband / last updated September 4, 2019

“Who says Autumn needs to signal the end of light and bright hair tones? Why not throw away the rulebook and instead opt for a fun and bold style you can rock all year round, like this playful magenta crop,” says Errol Douglas who creating the cut. Find out how to turn your boldest clients’ mane into the perfect choppy purple bob.

Purple Bob– How-to

Step 1:

Start by sectioning the hair off all around the parietal bone and lower nape of the neck and then undercut. The overall shape of the hair cut is a classic box bob with length to about the cheek bone. The fringe was sectioned out to keep it heavy.

Step 2:

guide choppy purple bob errol douglas

Begin by pre-lightening the hair to a light blonde to achieve this colour intensity. Then, apply XP100 shade black 1.0 mixed with 6% developer to the undercut section of the hair.

Step 3:

guide choppy purple bob errol douglas

Next, mix 50ml Celeb Luxury Viral Colorwash Purple with 25ml Celeb Luxury Viral Colorwash Hot Pink and apply to the root area – then smudge down to the mid-lengths

Step 4:

guide choppy purple bob errol douglas

Continue by applying just the Hot Pink shade from the mid length to the ends of the hair. Leave to develop for 30 mins, re-applying a second time if a more intense colour is desired

Step 5:

guide choppy purple bob errol douglas

For this particular look, use a round brush when drying — not too perfectly though, so as to give a little bit of bluntness

Step 6:

guide choppy purple bob errol douglas

Complete the look by using a Maria Nila’s Style & Finish Styling Mousse and Paul Mitchell’s Neon Sugar Spray Texture & Body Salt Spray

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